Venus Williams is an American professional tennis player currently ranked # 44 in the WTA Singles World Rankings. She is generally considered to be one of the stars of women's tennis and, with her younger sister Serena Williams, is expected to pave the way for a new era of power and athletics during the women's professional tennis tour. Williams was ranked world No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association three times, for a total period of eleven weeks. She reached the top of the ranking on February 25, 2002, the first African-American woman to do so at the time of the Open and the second in her history since Althea Gibson. She also managed a position in Forbes' 100 celebrity list herself. Williams won the ESPY Award for Best Female Athlete and the ESPY Award for Best Female Tennis.
Venus Ebony Starr Williams
Professional tennis player
Right handed (two-handed backhand)
October 31, 1994
Grand Slam won
The first titles of Venus in Grand Slam have been won over the years –
- open from Australia – None (she reached the final in 2003)
- French Open – None (she was able to reach the final in 2002)
- Wimbledon – 2000
- US Open – 2000
Anniversary / Date of birth
Venus Williams was born June 17, 1980 in Lynwood, California, USA.
She is currently 39 years old.
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States
Sign of the sun
Venus was educated at home by her father Richard. She has a fashion degree from Fort Lauderdale Art Instituteshe had in December 2007.
- Father – Richard Williams (tennis coach)
- Mother – Oracene Price (tennis coach)
- Brothers and sisters – Yetunde Price (older half-sister) (Murdered in California in 2003), Lyndrea Price (older half-sister), Isha Price (older sister-in-law), Serena Williams (younger sister) (tennis player)
Boyfriend / spouse
Venus Williams dated –
- Hank Kuehne (2007-2010) – On January 6, 2007, she began dating golfer Hank Kuehne. After two months together, she and Hank were engaged to Christmas 2007, but the engagement was canceled in 2010, at the time of the split.
- Elio Pis (2013-2017) – In 2013, she started dating the Cuban model Elio Pis. The couple had been together for 4 years and called him quit in 2017.
- Nicholas Hammond (2017-2019) – After separating herself from Elio, she started dating Nicholas Hammond in 2017. He is 12 years old and is his junior. He was his companion at the wedding of his sister Serena with Alexis Ohanian, but this relationship also ended because Venus wanted to get married and settle down, but Nicholas was not ready. The split was amicable.
- In feet – 6 feet 1 inches
- In centimeters – 185 cm
- In meters – 1.85m
- In kilograms – 74 kg
- In pounds – 163 lbs
- Measurements – 35-26-35
- Chest – 35 inches
- Cut – 26 inches
- hip – 35 inches
- Bra size – 32D
She is wearing size 11 (US) shoes.
The size of the dress
Her dress size is 5 (US).
Being the # 1 tennis player in the world. She earned the highest ranking of her career on June 7, 2010, number 1.
In addition to Wimbledon films, she appeared in a television musical, Fashion Rocks, in 2004.
In 1999, Venus appeared in a game show Hollywood Squares in 5 episodes from November 29 to December 3.
Venus Williams has appeared in several print ads that are – Wilson Hyper Hammer 4.3 Tennis Racket (2000), Wilsons Leather Collection (2001), Avon (2002), Tide Laundry Detergent (2010), Wilson K Blade Racket (2008) & Charleston Circle Cup Tournament (2009). In addition to the advertisements printed above, she appeared in these television commercials – Reebok DMX (1999), American Express (2004), McDonald's (2002), Sci-Fi Channel (1999), Cadbury's Oreo (2009) and Apple iPhone 5 .
Venus Williams Favorites
- Favorite singers – Mariah Carey, Brandy
- Favorite Restaurants – Christopher's Kitchen at Palm Beach Garden, France-Evening in Melbourne, Barton G's in Miami, SugarCane Raw Bar Grill in Miami
- Favorite Athletes – Boris Becker, Monica Seles, Serena Williams, Gael Monfils, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal
- Favorite books – I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore, Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull, Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
- Favorite city – Palm Beach Gardens, Rome, Hong Kong, Paris
- Favorite creators – Ralph Lauren, Armani, Matthew Williamson, Dolce and Gabbana
- Favorite music – 6 Underground (by Sneaker Pimps), Call Me (by Blondie), Stupid Girl (ByGarbage), Tom Sawyer (By Rush)
- Favorite food – cherry pies
Net worth of Serena Williams
Venus Williams has a net worth estimated at 95 million dollars dollars from 2019.
Social Media Portfolio
Some lesser known facts about Venus Williams
- His parents and sisters are his models.
- Richard Williams then assumed the responsibility of training his daughters alone in the match and became their official coach.
- She was coached by David Witt and two parents.
- In 1995, Williams participated in three tournaments. Although she lost all three, during the game in Oakland, she managed to beat Amy Frazier, 18th in the world, to qualify for the quarter-finals.
- In 2000, Williams won the WTA Player of the Year award, as well as the WTA doubles team awards. She has been awarded the Woman of the Year Award and the Outstanding Job Award.
- In February 2002, she became the first African-American woman to become the world's number one since the beginning of the computer rankings in 1975.
- In 2005, she was ranked # 25 in the list of top players by Tennis magazine.
- In 2011, he was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Sjogren's syndrome. As she could not play any games for a short time, her rank dropped to 105.
- In 2011, William's gallant appointment to overcome his wounds failed miserably as she was injured and sick. She retired injured in the third round of the Australian Open, did not participate in the French Open, lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon and retired in the second round of the US Open because of illness. His frequent injuries and illness have turned his ranking from No. 2 worldwide to No. 102 worldwide.
- In June 2011, she was named one of the 30 legends of women's tennis: past, present and future by time.
- In 2012, Williams did not participate in the Open of Australia. At Roland Garros, she lost in the second round to Agnieszka Radwanska in two sets. As for Wimbledon, she lost in the first round, while in the US Open, she failed to get to the third round of the game.
- In March 2012, Tennis Channel broadcast a television series on the top 100 tennis players of all time, during which it was ranked 22nd.
- Williams is the CEO of V Starr Interiors, an interior design company.
- She has a dog named Harold
- Visit his official website @ venuswilliams.com.